RSF's blogger handbook

Reporters Sans Frontieres has published a handbook for bloggers and cyber-dissidents. It's available in several languages, including Arabic, and features a personal account from Chan'ad Bahraini, one of the best Bahraini bloggers around.

Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region,